Updated: 10/31/2014 12:56:32 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


COUNSELOR II (ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE)
The Bridge
The minimum starting salary is $32,322.
Under general supervision provides assessment, intensive case management, and counseling to adolescents and their families. Commutes to various sites/locations. Assists clients in obtaining needed services. Provides information to clients and the public. Works closely with other agencies and service providers. Reports to the Program Coordinator.

Provides assessment, intensive case management, individual/group/family counseling, and crisis intervention services. Requires thorough knowledge of substance abuse and addiction and an understanding of adolescent development. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the Department pertaining to specific duties of the Counselor II. Has comprehensive knowledge of the medical and legal terminology used within the department. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in semi-critical and/or moderately high-risk situations and as needed in dealing with confidential information and documents. Able to understand and exercise the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with utmost integrity in the best interest of the public. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other groups and agencies involved in the activities of the department. Has the ability to make effective presentations and discuss problems and possible solutions as required. Has the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner. Has the ability to prepare clear and concise letters of correspondence. Capable of working under stressful conditions as required. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations, including statistical inference. Has the ability to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job, specifically during crisis situations. Has the ability to assist with planning and developing long-term goals for respective clients. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a Master’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences with 1-2 years counseling experience working with adolescents or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must achieve required certification within 3 yrs of employment. Pre-hiring SLED check and DSS-CA/N Registry check required. Spanish-speaker preferred.

Applications are accepted until November 21, 2014.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILLS)
Full-Time:
The minimum starting salary is $20,680. Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner. Must have excellent customer service skills.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience with working with the public.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN (DELINQUENT TAX)
The minimum starting salary is $30,280. Performs intermediate technical work maintaining financial accounts and records according to standardized accounting practices; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Prepares and assists with the maintenance of financial records; enters, verifies and checks data; processes accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, and other financial accounts. Thorough knowledge of the methods used in keeping fiscal accounts and records, and of office terminology, procedures, routines and equipment; thorough knowledge of business arithmetic; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; ability to understand and follow written directions; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; skill in the operation of office equipment and computers; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates, vendors and the general public. Assists with the maintenance of general and subsidiary records according to established account classification. Posts entries from supporting records; makes adjusting entries; balances against other records; prepares reports. Corrects account errors and maintains records and notes on each. Prepares departmental check requests, checks and posts payment to appropriate accounts; runs various reports and verifies account balances. Assists during budget preparation. Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on receipts and disbursements. Performs computer system maintenance and back-up. Enters daily deposits into general ledger and reconciles ledger balance. Processes accounts receivable, accounts payable, billings, deposits, inventory and purchasing. Prepares bank deposits; reconciles departmental bank statements and accounts. Maintains set off debt program; audits records to maintain accuracy. Furnishes information to employees and the public on a variety of clerical/fiscal matters. Operates computer, calculator and other office machines and equipment. Performs a wide variety of clerical/accounting and related tasks. Prepares a variety of departmental reports; maintains departmental files and records; processes and verifies reports according to departmental requirements. Performs related tasks as required.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with course work in bookkeeping, accounting or related field and considerable experience in general office, collections, customer service, and related work.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PERMIT CLERK (BUILDING CODES)
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs intermediate clerical and responsible technical work in the preparation and issuance of building, construction and a variety of other permits in accordance with County codes; prepares and maintains related files, records and reports.

Receives, processes and issues building and other construction permits; prepares and maintains associated records and files. Has considerable knowledge of the practices, procedures, rules and regulations of the Building Codes Department, mobile home laws and regulations, and building terminology. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret and apply regulations, procedures and office operations, particularly as they pertain to the Permit Clerk. Serves as receptionist, takes complaints, collects fees, and orders office supplies. Able to use independent judgment. Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of computers. Able to communicate effectively with others. Knows of and able to prepare, organize and maintain various required documents. Able to complete work assignments in an efficient and timely manner. Able to learn and apply new skills in order to promote efficient completion of duties. Has good office, organizational, human relations, and mathematical skills. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are high school graduate with experience in general clerical work involving contact with the public. Spanish a plus.

Applications are accepted until October 31, 2014.


TRANSPORTATION PLANNING MANAGER (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- $50,861 - $64,084
The County of Spartanburg, South Carolina is recruiting for the position of Transportation Planning Manager for the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS).

•In coordination with the SPATS Policy Committee, the successful applicant will work with and coordinate between the Policy and Technical Committees providing information and guidance with respect to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of laws and procedures governing the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and its related activities.
•Position will serve as Secretary to the Policy Committee and will serve as a member of the Technical Committee for transportation.
•Position will liaison with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the preparation of the annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
•Position will coordinate all intermodal transportation requirements including freight planning and passenger rail
•Applicant will coordinate MPO transportation air quality conformity analysis
•Applicant will supervise staff and consultants/contractors with respect to the development of special projects related to planning functional design contracts, land use/transportation analysis, and thoroughfare and transportation planning
•Position will provide technical and professional information on MPO planning matters to elected officials, funding and regulatory agencies, the general public, and others as appropriate
•Position will assist planning department staff with site plan and development review with a focus on transportation/traffic issues
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 10/31/2014 12:56:32 PM EOE